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Review: The Magic School Bus Presents Sea Creatures

August 22, 2014

The Magic School Bus

Ms. Frizzle and her students are back with a whole new series of books.  These books feature gorgeous photographs and are meant to be companion books to the original Magic School Bus series.   The Magic School Bus Presents Sea Creatures pairs with The Magic School Bus on the Ocean Floor and focuses on animals found in the ocean.

The book starts at the beach and tells readers that the ocean covers almost three-fourths of the Earth’s surface.  It goes on to show animals of the sea, from the tiniest plankton to the largest blue whale.  There are many interesting “Frizzle Facts” throughout the book as well as short “reports” by students in Ms. Frizzle’s class.  The book ends with information on ocean related careers and a handy glossary.  With gorgeous photographs throughout, this book is sure to catch the eye of even the most reluctant of readers.

The Magic School Bus interior

I thought The Magic School Bus Presents Sea Creatures was fantastic.  I think the wonderful photographs and the fact based format will attract and inspire many your readers.  I’m sure they’ll learn a thing or two along the way – I know I did!  This book will make a wonderful addition to any home, classroom, or school library!

kid konnection newI will link this up to Booking Mama’s Saturday feature, Kid Konnection. If you’d like to participate in Kid Konnection and share a post about anything related to children’s books (picture, middle grade, or young adult) from the past week, leave a comment as well as a link on her site tomorrow.

Review copy provided by Scholastic. I am an Indiebound Affiliate.
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11 Comments leave one →
  1. August 22, 2014 6:39 am

    We love the Magic School bus series. This book looks lovely, and I think I”ll pick this one up for my kids.

    Thanks for the review!

  2. August 22, 2014 8:08 am

    I love colorful books full of facts. I have to find some of these!

  3. August 22, 2014 10:03 am

    Amber always loved the Magic School Bus. This new series sounds like a great addition.

  4. August 22, 2014 3:56 pm

    Kids love these! I bet the new ones are awesome…these were the most checked out books in our school library! Do you remember the movies?

  5. bookingmama permalink
    August 22, 2014 9:52 pm

    So very cute! My kids were never really into the Magic School Bus and I could never understand why.

  6. August 23, 2014 5:37 pm

    My kids used to love The Magic School Bus. This new series sounds nice!

  7. August 24, 2014 1:35 pm

    I think my neice and nephew would love this one :)

  8. August 24, 2014 7:51 pm

    I love the Magic School Bus series! I wish my kids still liked them, but they’ve outgrown those types of books.

  9. August 25, 2014 3:34 pm

    Greyson would go NUTS for this! One night he came home from pre-school like usual. We had a bath and did this and that. He was getting into jammies when he suddenly burst forth with ALL the info he’d learned about sea creaturs: crabs, orcas, sharks, sea stars…and on and on. Needless to say, he really likes animals, and I loved hearing about what he’d learned. This, from a kid that says he learned “nothing” on most days. lol

  10. August 26, 2014 4:07 am

    I know a little boy that would LOVE this book!

  11. August 26, 2014 12:22 pm

    My son and I have always liked reading The Magical School Bus. We learned so much!

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